Senator Chuck Schumer was in upstate New York inspecting dams with Congressman John Hall; Schumer later discovered that he had a bull's-eye rash, so he's (understandably) getting antibiotics to prevent Lyme disease.
I don't know which is my favorite subgroup among the fine, noble commenters at Free Republic: Would I choose the ones who actually think he's a wuss for getting medical treatment? Or the ones who are rooting for the tick?
No, I think my favorites are these three:
No honor among thieves, no honor amongst blood suckers.
Two bloodsuckers should be able to get along.
Wonder why the tick bit him? You'd think there'd be some kind of professional courtesy among blood suckers.
Bloodsucker? Senator Schumer? Do I have to spell out why this is offensive?